Digital Director / Press Secretary

Digital Director / Press Secretary

The office of Congressman Jake Auchincloss (D, MA-04) is seeking a Digital Director / Press Secretary to work closely with the Communications Director to elevate the Member’s communications operation and strategically run a social media program. 

Duties will include staffing the Member at open press events in the District and DC and working closely with the District team to amplify local events, media monitoring, maintenance of the Member’s social media accounts, drafting and posting content for social media, producing graphics and videos, editing photos and videos, maintaining the website, compiling daily press clips, and assisting with the drafting of press releases and media advisories, e-newsletters, franked mailings, opeds, and other responsibilities as assigned.

The ideal candidate will be organized, detail-oriented, tech-savvy, able to work long hours in a fast-paced environment, have superior writing and proofreading skills, and the ability to work closely and collaborate with Senior Staff both in the District and in DC.

Requirements include previous experience building audiences online and maintaining social media accounts, excellent writing skills, ability to work well on a team, experience in principal management, and experience meeting tight deadlines under pressure.

This position will require work outside standard office hours and can be based in either Washington, DC or Massachusetts with regular travel required. Previous congressional or campaign experience and photography/videography/graphic design skills are strongly preferred.

Please indicate in the application if you have on-the-record experience. Congressman Auchincloss’ office is an equal opportunity employer. Title and salary are competitive and negotiable based on previous experience. The office does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or uniformed service.

Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and 1-2 writing samples or sample graphics/videos or tweets to AuchinclossJobs@gmail.com.